Kendrick Lamar Will Perform at the 2016 American Music Awards
Kendrick Lamar will join Maroon 5 for a performance of their hit single "Don’t Wanna Know" at the 2016 American Music Awards. The AMAs will be the first time Kendrick and Maroon 5 have performed the song together on national television.
The award show is scheduled to take place at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20. The event, which will be hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah, will air on ABC at 8 p.m. EST. Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, John Legend, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars are among the other artists slated to perform.
Kendrick's music has been helping a lot of people cope with Donald Trump's election victory. Hip-hop fans can be certain that the next four years will not have a rap savvy leader like President Barack Obama. The president recently praised Kendrick during an interview on Sway in the Morning.
“There’s a lot of talent out there, but when I look at who’s breaking new ground, Kendrick and Chance, those guys are doing amazing work,” he said. “And they’re wonderful young men. Chance I’ve known for years ’cause his dad was my state director when I was a senator in Illinois. I first met Chance when he was eight years old. So we’ve been family for a while. And then Kendrick, he’s blowing it up, he’s doing great.”
Since there is a lot of doom and gloom surrounding a Trump presidency, citizens should cherish these final months with President Obama. And more importantly, everyone should know that we're gonna be alright.
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